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“Unite The Right” Becomes Civil Rights March After City Attempts To Block Protest

The “Unite The Right” rally scheduled to take place Saturday at Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, VA is going to happen, but not without serious push-back from local government officials. They are attempting to force to rally to be relocated because of alleged public safety concerns. The Charlottesville city council revoked the permit of the organizers, citing specious claims that too many people were planning to attend. The city council wanted to move the location to a more remote area far away from the Robert E. Lee statue they intend on defending. Alt-right activist Jason Kessler said that he and fellow organizers will not be deterred and the protest will go on as originally scheduled. “They don’t have a legal right to deny us our ability to express support for the monument, in front of the monument as the permit said, ” Kessler said. The city offered a vague threat filled with Orwellian double-speak in response to Kessler’s decisive words. “If people show up at Emancipation Park, the City will… Keep Reading

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Virginia Man Sues Republican Party Over ObamaCare Repeal Failure

A disappointed Republican donor in Virginia has filed a lawsuit against the national and state Republican Parties for failing to repeal ObamaCare, according to The Hill. The retired attorney, Bob Heghmann, filed the suit in U.S. District Court on Thursday, alleging that the GOP raised millions of dollars in donations despite having knowledge that the party would not be able to repeal ObamaCare. In the suit, he claimed the Republican Party “has been engaged in a pattern of racketeering which involves massive fraud perpetrated on Republican voters and contributors as well as some Independents and Democrats.” Keep Reading

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